• Four-tranche success for SAIC-GMAC’s second 2017 ABS

    SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance has made a rapid return to the China auto ABS market with its second deal of 2017. This time around, the firm opted for four tranches with its Rmb4bn ($580m) Rongteng 2017-2 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Beijing Hyundai goes big with Autopia China 2017-1

    The leads have priced the senior fixed rate notes of Beijing Hyundai Motor Group’s Rmb3.5bn ($508.7m) Autopia China 2017-1 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization Trust, its largest ABS in the country to date.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Bull run can charge through Trump but not forever

    Wednesday’s sharp fall in the S&P 500, as the political storm around US president Donald Trump’s links with Russia intensified, has not turned into a market rout... yet. Equities bankers, indeed, are convinced it is a blip, saying investor appetite for stocks remains strong.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Investors ride with Toyota on rare China ABS offering

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) Co priced the senior notes of its Rmb3bn ($434.5m) Glory 2017 Phase I Auto Loan Credit Asset-backed Securities on Tuesday. The deal had some rarity value as it is only the second auto ABS offered by the originator in China in three years.

    • 17 May 2017
  • SAIC-GMAC makes rapid return with Rmb4bn auto ABS

    Less than two months since its last ABS outing, SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance has already set its sights on its second China auto ABS of the year. The four-portion Rmb4bn ($580m) Rongteng 2017-2 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization is set to open next Monday.

    • 16 May 2017
  • VW prints Rmb4.5bn Driver China six auto ABS

    Volkswagen (VW) priced the senior class A and class B portions of its Rmb4.5bn ($652.66m) Driver China Six Trust on May 12. The originator opted for a pure static asset pool for its first 2017 ABS outing, having gone down the revolving route in its last transaction.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Toyota, Beijing Hyundai set for annual auto ABS rides

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) Co is back with its Rmb3bn ($434.5m) Glory 2017 Phase I Auto Loan Credit Asset-backed Securities, while Beijing Hyundai Motor Group is looking to launch its first auto ABS transaction of the year. Both deals are set to open next week.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Dongfeng Nissan steers Rmb4bn VINZ 2017-1 ABS

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance priced its Rmb4bn ($580.59m) VINZ 2017-1 Retail Auto Loan Securitization on Thursday last week — the originator’s fifth in China.

    • 08 May 2017
  • VW kicks off 2017 with Rmb4.5bn Driver China transaction

    Volkswagen Finance (China) is returning to the ABS market with its Rmb4.5bn ($652.66m) Driver China six, having sold three auto ABS in the Mainland last year.

    • 04 May 2017
  • Engine starts for Dongfeng Nissan’s VINZ 2017-1

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance is set to make its annual return to the Chinese ABS market with a Rmb4bn ($580.59m) VINZ 2017-1 Retail Auto Loan Securitization.

    • 28 Apr 2017
  • China adds five banks to NPL ABS pilot scheme

    Beijing this week picked five commercial banks as the second batch of a pilot programme that allows the issuance of asset-backed securities using their non-performing loans (NPLs).

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Revving up: Mercedes-Benz, Ford price auto loan ABS

    Daimler’s subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance priced its first transaction under the Silver Arrow China series in 2017, while Ford Automotive Finance (China) also wrapped up its auto loan ABS, Fuyuan 2017-1.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • Banks at risk from drought, reveals groundbreaking research

    A glimpse of the future has arrived with the publication of a report modelling the credit risk banks face from drought. The effect on loan portfolios could be severe — and the research illustrates the new kinds of risk management banks will have to do as the world’s climate becomes more volatile.

    • 13 Apr 2017
  • Mercedes-Benz readies auto loan ABS comeback

    China’s auto ABS market is heating up after a third deal was announced within a week. Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance’s Silver Arrow China 2017-1 is the latest, featuring two hard credit enhancements and a liquidity support of a general reserve amount.

    • 10 Apr 2017
  • Ford starts engine for Rmb3bn auto ABS ride

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) is readying its Rmb3bn ($435m) auto ABS transaction, its first this year and its sixth on the Mainland. But investors hoping for some new features will be disappointed, as the new transaction shares similar features with its last two outings in 2016.

    • 06 Apr 2017
  • BMW gears up for China auto ABS return

    BMW Automotive Finance (China) Co is looking to launch its first auto loan asset-backed securities of the year, with bookbuilding for the Rmb4bn ($580.7m) Bavarian Sky China 2017-1 set to kick off on April 10.

    • 05 Apr 2017
  • Green securitization: an answer to several prayers

    If there was ever an idea whose time has come, it is green securitization. Action to green the economy is super-urgent, and progress so far has been worryingly slow.

    • 10 Mar 2017
  • SAIC-GMAC set for Rmb4bn auto ABS return

    SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance is set to make its first auto ABS appearance this year with a Rmb4bn ($582m) Rongteng 2017-1 Retail Mortgage Loan Securitization — the first time it is securitising a subsidised portfolio.

    • 01 Mar 2017
  • Climate impacts are here, get ready for 3C warming, warns Cicero

    Cicero, the climate research institute at Oslo University, has produced a report to help investors work out where they face risks from climate change, with red, orange and yellow flags for the severity and immediacy of threats.

    • 03 Feb 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 CITIC Securities 44.72
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 22.36
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.16
3 China Merchants Bank Co 10.16
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.16

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 May 2017
1 CITIC Securities 6,837.51 32 7.14%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 6,746.42 29 7.04%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,682.95 21 5.93%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 4,703.49 25 4.91%
5 UBS 4,459.61 23 4.65%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 May 2017
1 HSBC 17,927.36 101 9.30%
2 Citi 15,452.58 89 8.01%
3 JPMorgan 12,180.99 61 6.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 9,251.45 43 4.80%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 8,766.36 56 4.55%

Asian polls & awards

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 2

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the final five questions.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 1

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the first five questions.

  • Made in China: The best banks and deals of 2016

    You know who won, now find out why. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results of our 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement both on and offshore.

  • Asia’s standout deals

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Best Country Deals. Discover why these bond, equity and loan transactions delivered outstanding outcomes for issuers and investors.

  • Aussie award winners: The best banks and deals of 2016

    The names have been announced, now find out why they stood out from the crowd. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement in equities, bonds, loans and investment banking.